Daily Update takes a holiday break
The Daily Update will be taking the day off Monday, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Regular publication will resume Tuesday. Have a safe, happy weekend!
The annual growth rate in per-capita Medicare spending has grinded to a halt in recent years, but taxes may still need to be raised to take care of the growing, aging population.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is reminding skilled nursing providers that they have until Sunday (July 1) to review their performance data before it will be displayed publicly on the Nursing Home Compare website.
A former aide at one Minnesota nursing home has been charged with manslaughter, after shirking the facility's lift procedures.